Tag Archives: design

What is good design?

Good design is not for me to judge; it’s more of a customer satisfaction metric. After years of experience designing and evolving products I can give a good heuristic evaluation of a particular design with the aim of improving an … Continue reading

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Ownership

One of the things I’ve learnt over the last six months is, to be a great designer you need to take ownership of the things you do and how you do them… Take ownership of the design of your product … Continue reading

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Two years at Atlassian

Wow. The last two years has gone fast. It’s been an amazing journey so far, and I feel like I’ve learnt so much about software design and Agile practices. To think about the process I was using to design just … Continue reading

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New features or user experience improvements?

It’s nothing new. These discussions have been had before. It’s true that potential new customers probably look at a feature list before evaluating. If your app doesn’t have the feature they need you won’t get the customer. You could also … Continue reading

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How to give good design feedback

When critiquing design, try to shift your focus from pointing out all the flaws in a design to giving the designer the feedback they need to improve it. With this in mind… Always criticise constructively, never castigate Always consider design … Continue reading

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